Mr. Larry Kent Duke, age 78 of Old Hickory, passed away January 24, 2012 at Alive Hospice. Born on November 14, 1934 to the late James Robert Duke and Minnie Bell Duke in Nashville, TN. After school, he joined the NAVY and served during the Korean War. Later on he would work at Dupont, from which he retired. Larry was married to Shirley Jones Duke, and a member of the Cornerstone Church. In addition to his wife, Shirley, his children survive him: Sharon Lamitina of Naples, FLA, Kenneth Duke of Old Hickory, Cindy Toby Brewington of Madison, TN; stepchildren: Paula, Tom, Michael, and Suzanne; grandkids: Mark and Frankie Duke; great grandson: Chase Duke. His first wife, Joan Duke, precedes him in death. Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with arrangements.